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offered was more cries for change wrapped in a series of unrelenting attacks on president obama who apparently bears sole responsibility for everything that has gone wrong in washington the fast four years. >> this is a year of a choice. americans want to see changes. four years ago people voted for a partisan president and washington is in gridlock because of it president obama reminds us that he inherited a terrible economy. it's not what he inherited but with the misguided policies that slowed the recovery and caused millions of americans to endure lengthy poverty. >> eliot: with change in the latest theme for the drive to the white house smith fired back saying, the only ching romney is offering is to take us back to the same failed policies that crashed our economy in the first place. president obama made a similar observation a little more colorfully when he said, kids have have good instincts. they look at the other guy and say well there is a bser, i can tell. president obama is rattled on the defensive. he's running on empty and has nothing left but attacks and insults. wit
are in the homestretch of the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney met to debate foreign policy at lynn university in boca raton florida, last night and when it was all over, romney's running mate, congressman paul ryan, picked a winner close to his heart. >> i think governor romney won this debate and you know why i think he won it? because americans, for a third time now got to see a man ready to become a great president. >> eliot: the polls suggest voters saw the debate a little differently. undecided voters in a cbs news poll favored president obama's performance by 30 points over mitt romney. registered voters in a cnn poll gave the president an 8-point lead over his rival and voters in 11 swing states gave mr. obama an 11-point debate margin over romney in a public policy poll. those swing state voters also favored the president by 6 points when they were asked who they planned to support. the big sur prices last night for much of the debate, mitt romney seemed more concerned with obscuring the differences
well. after last night's debate in boca raton florida. president obama stayed in the sunshine state to campaign in delray beach where he unveiled a new brochure entitled the new economic patriotism, a plan for jobs and middle class. >> obama: i've laid out a plan for jobs and middle class security. and unlike mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what's in it. and by the way the math in my plan adds up. >> eliot: despite the glossy new packaging the brochure offers little in terms of new policy. a fact the campaign openly admits. >> the pamphlet reflects the ideas that the president has advanced throughout this campaign but we wanted to codify it and put it in one place so that as voters who are making their final decisions contemplate the decisions and have a chance to look at the specific ideas the president is offering. >> eliot: that didn't stop the obama campaign from touting the campaign including ohio, new hampshire, virginia and of course florida. let's bring in former florida congressman ala
as it did in 2008. he used to be the war hero when he was with bush. now he endorses obama. it is all colin powell. >> i think if he endorsed romney, that would be a big irstory -- bigger story. >> john: i think you're right. tina depue and eric boehlert, two of the smartest people i know. thank you both so much for your time tonight. a programming note, governor eliot spitzer will be back tomorrow live from l.a. where he's also appearing on real time with bill maher. catch him tomorrow night at 10:00 p.m. eastern on hbo. coming up tonight the romneys found another investment that could be good for their future. voting machines. will their new model come with a four-year warranty? that's ahead. >>and now to my point. that is a whole bunch of bunk! the powerful my steal an election but they cannot steal democracy. i look at her, and i just want to give her everything. yeah you -- you know, everything can cost upwards of...[ whistles ] i did not want to think about that. relax, relax, relax. look at me, look at me. three wor
would make me vote for president obama. do you think chief justice roberts or alito do they agree with the desire to overturn roe v. wade and let states enact crazy laws that it would be pushing? >> i don't know. i haven't studied what their views are but i can't imagine they wouldn't be. they weren't selected by president bush because they were pro-choice, that's for sure. >> eliot: you said not one republican woman has stood up. when you talk with them one-on-one, do they display discomfort? not to raise these hard issues and to push people, do you ever say to this, please, let's make this a bipartisan effort? let's push against this? >> they have been silent. they have not engaged in this issue at all. when you think about planned parenthood, the money we provide to planned parenthood, 97% of it goes to provide breast cancer screening. why wouldn't you want pro women or college women to access those kinds of screenings, yet they wouldn't lift a finger to protect it. >> it is an insane warped view of the world that is so troubling that i fear there politics has done to an unfort
and this is "viewpoint." coming you on the show tonight and this is not an oxymoron, mormon feminists for obama. i think you're going to like them. but first, the romney campaign insists that it has what it takes to win the white house this year. not money. it's got lots and lots of that. no, they've got momentum. they say it began when the polls started creeping in romney's direction after president obama auditioned for an ambien commercial during the first debate. bill bennett of all credible sources has joined the romney surrogates claiming that mitt romney now carries the momentum into the homestretch. that was bush's education czar. the romney campaign even put out a web video titled momentum. three minutes plus it intercuts lots of patriotic scenes with lots of shots of smiling mitt and his pal paul ryan. two guys totally opposed to gay marriage who look like they're about to announce one anticipating that a tide of dissolution voters will easily sweep them into office. however, the numbers suggest that while this race is
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